Friday, 18 February 2022

One Sentence Email Tips

quote [ 1. The simplest way to get fewer emails is to send fewer emails. ]

This is a review via the blog which is less bullshitty than the page around the actual source. I wish more people would bother with these.

thumb via Clawmarks blog.
[SFW] [do it yourSElf] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@8:12pmGMT]


cb361 said @ 12:25am GMT on 19th Feb
They say that to make somebody like you, get them to do you a favor.

But I work in IT support. People want me to do things for them all day, and I hate them all.
Jack Blue said @ 6:46am GMT on 19th Feb
I am fine with the favours. The nine email long conversation, complete with borked footers and chitchat, where I am supposed to extract what kind of problem they are having.

I am very close just to respond : "I've read emails as requested. Closing ticket. Have a good day."
mechanical contrivance said[1] @ 2:49pm GMT on 19th Feb [Score:1 Underrated]
Sometimes, just figuring out what someone wants is the hard part. Sometimes, even they don't know.
Paracetamol said @ 10:29am GMT on 20th Feb
It would help if everybody involved would treat this as what it is: care and communication instead of a virtual conveyor belt.

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